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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
. opposition factions have been meeting. the u.s. and other countries have been pressuring the group to present a united front. >>> president owe wam ma honored the nation -- obama honored the nation's veterans with a traditional wreath laying ceremony. he said it's intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back u.s. troops who are now coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops officially fighting in iraq. >>> the vietnam veterans memorial continues to be one of the area's most visited and emotional sites. >> surae chinn talked to veterans who gathered at the wall to honor their fallen friends. >> reporter: i come out twice a year for memorial day and veterans day. >> reporter: the wal
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e- mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the c.i.a. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she's a dedicated mother and dedicated wife. >> reporter: she first went to the f.b.i. when she left threatening e- mails from an anonymous source. the e-mails were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petraeus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival. the agency would not say what it was looking for, only that broadwell agreed to a search ahead of time. petraeus resigned friday when word of the affair became public. >> it's a tragic turn of events for someone who had contributed so much to this country. >> reporter: general allen is in washington, d.c. for senate confirmation hearings for his new job as head of the u.s. european command. however, president obama has now agreed to put the general's confirmation for that post on hold. secretary panetta issued a statement saying while th
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
justice department that it profited from ads for illegal online pharmacies. >>> the u.s. postal service lost a record $16 billion in the latest fiscal year. that's nearly $11 billion more than the previous year. the agency has been urging congress to let it cut delivery service from six days the five and reduce annual payments for future retiree health benefits. >>> sandy being blamed for an increase in the nation's unemployment numbers. the department of labor says 439,000 people requested benefits last week. that's the highest level in 18 months. the department says many of the 78,000 new applications came in states that were hit hard by sandy. people in those states can claim unemployment if their workplace closes temporarily and they don't get paid from that. >>> a new survey finds companies plan to hire more college graduates next year. the good news. the michigan state university study predicts a 5% increase in the number of hiring for four year college grads. mba hiring though appears headed for a decline. >>> the ever popular twinkie and wonder bread will ask a bankruptc
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
blowing there at the u.s. capitol. 42. feeling though it's like 46 with a northerly wind at 12. quantico gusts to 22, 23 miles an hour and look how dry it is. the dew point is at 23 a sign of really dry air that's been wrapping around the backside of the storm. check this out. can you see this right here? look how tightly wound this low pressure area is spinning. not -- not barely moving right now. it is going to move a little bit here but you got bands of snow across maine and parts of new england coming even in toward long island and connecticut. where it's been piling up. at jfk yesterday 4 inches of snow. not only a record for the date few the first time they ever -- but the first time they ever had snow on november 7th. high pressure building in. the difference between the low and high driving the winds out of the north and northwest. as the low pulls away that will relax and so will the winds. we start with the clouds here. couple of rain and snow showers off to the east but look 11:45, western areas going to see sunshine. maybe some clouds lingering south and east. we ge
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
this month. toyota is recalling 2.7 million cars. 670,000 of them in the u.s. older prius hybrids if 2003 to 2009 are included in this recall. the automaker says they could have potentially defective steering. about half of the same priuses have water pumps that could cause the cars to stall out there. haven't been any accidents as a result of these problems. major recalls for toyota this year. this is the second multimillion vehicle recall. >> they had the greatest time making a comeback after the tsunami and here we go again. >> an interesting quality question. >> exactly. what you don't usually associate with toyota. >> thanks, jess. >> you got it. >>> a key witness at a congressional hearing on that meningitis outbreak is refusing to answer questions. >> 9news is back with more on that story plus your weather first in two minutes. >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. 4:43. coming up on 4:44. we were talking about something and howard remarked we're all in agreement which is rare. not really but we're all in agreement it's cold this morning. >> temperatures back in the
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
. >>> the pentagon says iranian fighter jets shot at but missed is u.s. drone that was flying surveillance mission off the iranian coast. the u.s. says that drone was over international waters when it was targeted. penalty gone spokesperson says iran was intentionally trying to shoot down the drone. >>> seven navy s.e.a.l.s have been reprimanded and docked two months' pay for helping make the new game medal of honor. they provided classified information to the publisher electronic arts. they paid the s.e.a.l.s to work on the war fighter game. all serve were accuse -- seven were accused of showing their official combat gear. they'll be ineligible for promotion and essentially ends their careers. >>> some disturbing details from the case of a u.s. soldier accused of participating in a nighttime massacre in afghanistan. 16 afghan civilians were killed last march during the incident. yesterday an army dna expert says robert bales had the blood on him. christine said the blood of more people could be discovered if more testing were performed. the hearing in seattle will help determ
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am EST
joins another former governor in the u.s. senate. there wasn't a lot of celebrating throughout the owning because tim kaine remains behind george allen for most of it. until the large northern virginia precinct began reporting. while tim kaine was at the podium giving the victory speech, networks called the race for president obama. >> nbc just called the presidential race for president obama. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: in richmond, peggy fox, 9news now. >> at the virginia gop gathering in richmond what began as a night of optimism and hope quickly deflated into one of defair. >> not just allen's loss to tim kaine for the u.s. senate seat and also the second term given to the president barack obama. andrea mccarren was there. >> it has been a long and difficult campaign. it's also been a joyful one. >> reporter: george allen's concession speech was met with stunned silence until someone in the room yelled "no." >> we're not happy with the results but we're still alive and as long as they don't kill you you can keep fighting. >> i'm trying to remember back in 2000 -- whe
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
officials say antibiotic overuse is a public health threat in the u.s. now the centers for disease control and more than two dozen other health organizations are issuing new policies to fight antibiotic resistance. >> we are seeing an increase in resistance among common infections so we're seeing an increase in hospitalizations that are due to antibiotic resistant infections. >> reporter: antibiotics are only effective when used to fight bacterial infections but a new poll shows more than one- third of americans mistakenly think antibiotics can fight viruses. groups also want to limit antibiotics in meat and poultry and use them only when necessary for the animal's health. patients need to do their part, too. if you're prescribed an antibiotic take the right dose, complete the course and do not save leftovers for later. and ask your doctor if you really need one. >> nothing bad is going to happen to you if you wait a day or two to see if you're going to get better. >> reporter: it turns out don needed surgery to correct his sinus problems. >> it was pretty much reconstructing my left sinus
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